An Evening with the Blenders at the Scotch Whisky Experience


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Last night, Wednesday 29th April 2015, the Scotch Whisky Experience hosted their annual ‘An Evening with the Blenders’ event. A panel of master blenders from around the world were in attendance, fresh from judging the International Spirits Challenge. At £25 … Continue reading

Sweet drams are made of this – make a date at the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Speyside Whisky galore_180215_0358Decadent handmade chocolates will find their perfect whisky partners during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. On first impressions, it may seem like an unusual coupling, but find the right chocolate and the right dram and it makes for a marriage made in heaven.

A whisky and chocolate tasting event taking place during this year’s festival will demonstrate how both whisky and chocolate reflect their origin. Just as different regions produce distinct flavours of whisky, so too do cocoa beans reflect individual characters from their origins.

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Nieuwe hommage aan het unieke karakter van single cask whisky

The Balvenie Single Barrel Sherry Cask 15 jaar oud biedt alle verrukkingen van whisky van een enkele distillatie gerijpt in een enkel vat Met de release van Single Barrel Sherry Cask 15 jaar oud brengt The Balvenie opnieuw een eerbetoon aan het unieke karakter van single cask whisky en de mysterieuze interactie tussen eikenhout en spirit.

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Tomatin Release: Cask Strength Expression

Cask StrengthThis whisky is the first Cask Strength expression to be added to the Tomatin Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky core range, allowing us to showcase the true Tomatin style in its most natural state -natural colour, no chill filtration, full strength.

Batch 1 was released in February 2015 at 57.5%. A marriage of full maturation Bourbon and Oloroso Sherry casks, it is spicy, sweet and smooth and an excellent addition to the range.

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Cù Bòcan release – The Virgin Oak Edition

Cu Bocan Virgin OakCù Bòcan is matured in a combination of Sherry, Virgin Oak and Bourbon casks. This exclusive limited edition showcases the influence that Virgin Oak has on our lightly peated single malt. Clean and zingy with hints of smoke and warm spice, this fully matured Virgin Oak limited edition will not disappoint!

  • Cask Type: Matured in Virgin Oak
  • Casks Strength: 46% alc./vol.
  • Distribution: Worldwide except USA
  • Price: RRP £49.99 per 70cl bottle

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Odin de Alvader

HP Odin bottle pack 700ml HRLaatste release van Highland Park in veel gelauwerde Walhalla serie Pal voor de poorten van het Walhalla heeft zich de apotheose voltrokken in de serie opzienbarende whisky’s waarmee Highland Park zijn Noordse afkomst eert.

Odin, vernoemd naar de heerser van Asgaard zelf, completeert de Walhalla serie door zich bij Thor, Loki en de mooie Freya aan te sluiten. De legende wil dat Odin, de Alvader van de goden en heerser over Asgaard, een uitgesproken complex karakter bezit.

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Wemyss Malts new Single Cask releases

Wemyss single casks Feb 2015 lowFamily-owned Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of a new selection of single cask Scotch whiskies.

This mouth-watering collection of new whiskies is named after the unique natural taste and aroma of each one. The new offering includes cask strength “Kirsch Gateau” from Islay and a further single grain single cask.

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Shaken and stirred, Sir Sean Connery is the Scot that most Britons would like to share a dram with.

Sir Sean Connery is named the Scot most people want to share a dram with in Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival poll

James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery is the Scot that most Britons would like to share a dram with, according to a new YouGov poll for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. The research revealed that 22% of people would prefer him as a drinking partner over historical figures and fellow stars from the world of Scottish entertainment, sport, and politics.

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The Famous Grouse Experience to compete for global whisky visitor attraction of the year

IT has been announced that The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery in Crieff will go head-to-head with some of the world’s most famous visitor attractions in the Global Icons of Whisky Awards, the winners of which are expected to be announced in spring 2015.

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